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Canada's Greek Moment: Transnational Politics, Activists, and Spies During the Long Sixties
This dissertation examines Greek immigrant homeland politics during the period of Greeces military dictatorship, 1967 to 1974, in Toronto and Montreal. It carefully considers the internal dynamics of anti-junta activism ...
Imagined Communities of 'Whiteness': Racial-Nationalist Origins of Settler-State Formation in Argentina and Canada, 1840-1914
This dissertation sits at the intersection of critical international political economy and a decolonizing, anti-racist approach to empirical political science. Specifically, I examine how liberal state forms are presupposed ...
Roj Means Sun
My thesis project, a 22-minute dramatic film, focuses on the life of ROJIN(12), a young Kurdish-Canadian girl who has just lost her father Agir in a battle in Iraqi Kurdistan. Throughout the film, we follow Rojin as she ...
Speaking Together: Exploring Discourses of 'Dutchness' in Language Learning, Voluntarism, and Active Citizenship
My dissertation examines everyday understandings of citizenship as expressed by voluntary Dutch language coaches in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Based on thirteen months of ethnographic research, the primary methods used ...
Governing Irregular Migration: Logics and Practices in Spanish Immigration Policy
Since the first substantive changes to Spanish immigration laws in the 1980s, immigration to Spain and the policies designed to govern it have changed greatly. The pace of this continuous transformation has recently slowed ...
A Secondary Analysis of the Differences in Accessing Health and Social Services Between Ethnically Diverse Individuals and the Mainstream Society
Background: Mental illness is the third leading cause of disability and premature death in Canada. Research shows that access issues are a major concern, especially ethnically diverse individuals who may experience greater ...
Barriers Exist for Newcomers to Access Spaces for Sport and Recreation
Newcomers and other groups experience barriers from being active in sports and physical activity. This is a result of institutional racism. Many spaces do not address the varied and distinct needs of different groups, ...
Candy Crush is a short experimental film that explores varied experiences of migrants who leave their childhood memories and historical roots behind. It interweaves two narratives; the reminiscences of a migrant (myself) ...
What Are the Consumer Preferences of Chinese Immigrants in Toronto?
Chinese immigrants in Toronto prefer to shop in Chinese stores.
Innovative Guide Helps York Region to Grow Its Workforce
The Chinese Cultural Guide for Employers is a vital tool for employers, particularly in York Region, who need to replenish and grow their workforce. The Guide provides employers with invaluable information about Chinese ...